Lean Manufacturing Pitfalls
These are twelve of the
most common reasons we have found to contribute to the failure of
lean initiatives. A lean effort can probably succeed and even thrive
with one or two of the dirty dozen in play. However, if your
organization is guilty of four or more, your lean initiative is in
the financial impact/savings.
Lack of commitment
Failure to address
mistake-proofing the root cause.
Thinking lean is
just for manufacturing processes.
Permitting a NIH
mindset to exist.
Getting too lean.
Failing to hold